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Genus Propionimicrobium

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Propionimicrobium Stackebrandt et al. 2002, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Propionimicrobium lymphophilum (Torrey 1916) Johnson and Cummins 1972.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum propionicum, propionic acid; N.L. neut. n. microbium (from Gr. adj. mikros, small and Gr. n. bios, life), a microbe; N.L. neut. n. Propionimicrobium, propionic acid-producing microbe.
Valid publication: STACKEBRANDT (E.), SCHUMANN (P.), SCHAAL (K.P.) and WEISS (N.): Propionimicrobium gen. nov., a new genus to accommodate Propionibacterium lymphophilum (Torrey 1916) Johnson and Cummins 1972, 1057AL as Propionimicrobium lymphophilum comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1925-1927.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Propionimicrobium lymphophilum (Torrey 1916) Stackebrandt et al. 2002, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 27520= CCUG 27816 = CIP 103263 = DSM 4903 = JCM 5829 = LMG 16728 = NCTC 11866 = VPI 7625B.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ003056.
Basonym: ¤ Propionibacterium lymphophilum (Torrey 1916) Johnson and Cummins 1972 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonyms: "Bacillus lymphophilus" Torrey 1916, "Corynebacterium lymphophilum" (Torrey 1916) Eberson 1918, "Mycobacterium lymphophilum" (Torrey 1916) Krasil'nikov 1949.
Etymology: L. fem. n. lympha, water, clear water, and in biology lymph; N.L. neut. adj. philum (from Gr. neut. adj. philon), friend, loving; N.L. neut. adj. lymphophilum, lymph-loving.
Valid publication: STACKEBRANDT (E.), SCHUMANN (P.), SCHAAL (K.P.) and WEISS (N.): Propionimicrobium gen. nov., a new genus to accommodate Propionibacterium lymphophilum (Torrey 1916) Johnson and Cummins 1972, 1057AL as Propionimicrobium lymphophilum comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1925-1927.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Stackebrandt et al. 2002, the type strain DSM 4903 is erroneously cited as DSM 4309.

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